Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, California State University, Sacramento, CA

Tenure Track Instructional Faculty – (Medical Anthropology)

The Department of Anthropology at California State University, Sacramento invites candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Anthropology to begin August 2018. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience. The successful candidate will have an active teaching and research agenda that contributes to our department’s concentration in Culture, Language, and Society. While thematic and regional specializations are open, we will give preference to candidates whose research and teaching interests are situated in or translatable to the United States context and address issues and questions around healthcare disparities, critiques of biomedicine, cultural constructions of illness and healing, and healthcare policy and practice. Candidates with experience collaborating with public health or medical professionals are encouraged to apply.

Candidates with ABD accepted. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. in Anthropology with specialization in Medical Anthropology by August 2018. The position consists of classroom teaching, research and scholarly activity, student advising and institutional and community service/contributions. The successful candidate will be expected to: teach a lower division major/general education course in cultural anthropology; teach existing upper division major courses in theoretical perspectives, analytic methods and those satisfying breadth requirements and develop courses in their specialty in support of the major and the Culture, Language, and Society (CLS) Concentration. Additionally, s/he will mentor graduate students through the Master’s program; engage in original research and disseminate their research through conference presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and other means. Selected individual will make efforts to translate their research foci and skill sets into contexts of public funding and student learning/career development in local and regional venues and perform department, college and university service, including student advising, in keeping with department guidelines.

Sacramento State has a strong commitment to social and workplace diversity, and we welcome applications from underrepresented groups. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic institution and who demonstrate a capacity to prepare students for a career in Anthropology.

Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae; including contact information (names, telephone numbers and email addresses) for three recent professional references on last page, cover letter detailing research interests, scholarship, and teaching background; unofficial transcripts; teaching effectiveness by including syllabi for two proposed courses; and a writing sample.

Review of applications will begin December 12, 2017 and the position will remain open until filled. Materials received by this date will be given full consideration. For complete job description, requirements, and application, go to http://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/2422